February 11, 2014 | Vol. 74 No. 30

Officer Rocco fund created to support the police K-9 unit

In response to public outpouring of financial support in honor of fallen K-9 Officer Rocco, Mayor William Peduto announced the creation of The Officer Rocco K-9 Memorial Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation.

All proceeds of the fund will be used exclusively for the benefit of the K-9 Unit of the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, for investments in K-9 officers such as equipment, protective vests, training and facilities. The mayor encouraged the Fraternal Order of Police, the Pittsburgh Police Credit Union and any other individuals, agencies and organizations collecting funds in honor of Officer Rocco, to forward all collections to the fund.

The fund may be contacted at the following address: Officer Rocco K-9 Memorial Fund, The Pittsburgh Foundation, Five PPG Place, Suite 250, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

Online donations may be made at https://community.pittsburghfoundation.org/rocco.

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